(Minneapolis, MN) — Minnesota school districts are working to hire and retain teachers as a shortage worsens. Education Minnesota officials say they have just over 5o0 openings, with most being in special education. Minneapolis Public Schools officials say the district has 300 open positions throughout the system. The shortage is part of a nationwide trend, after many educators left their positions during the pandemic.
Minnesota Districts Working To Hire, Retain Teachers
By Ashley Hanley|2022-08-16T05:30:38-05:00August 16th, 2022|
About the Author: Ashley Hanley
Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!